Sweet Oblivion

Screaming Trees - Sweet Oblivion
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Based on 2 reviews
1992 Ratings: #89 / 363
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Based on 81 ratings
1992 Ratings: #182
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Better than most of the major grunge bands entire discography


Damn near perfection, Mark Lanegan's voice is the sweetest whiskey you've ever drank and the massive wall of guitar is simultaneously grungy and psychedelic

Standouts: Shadow of the Season, Nearly Lost You, Dollar Bill, Winter Song, Troubled Times, No One Knows, Julie Paradise, For Celebrations Past, The Secret Kind

Dropouts: none


Sweet Oblivion is a pretty awesome and significant grunge record by Screaming Trees. Its release being smack down in the center of the 90s grunge takeover, it wasn’t as important as some other acts of its talent but it’s certainly up there as a fantastic piece of music. The performances and instrumentation really range as on some songs it seems more basic while on others it’s intense and complex. Still, it remains consistent in enjoyability and writing throughout the whole ... read more

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Track List

  1. Shadow of the Season
  2. Nearly Lost You
  3. Dollar Bill
  4. More or Less
  5. Butterfly
  6. For Celebrations Past
  7. The Secret Kind
  8. Winter Song
  9. Troubled Times
  10. No One Knows
  11. Julie Paradise
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Added on: August 11, 2014